MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities say the victim of a shooting in unincorporated Mount Pleasant has died.
Deputies with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported shooting in the 1400 block of Boston Grill Road on Sunday just before 9:00 p.m.
They located a male victim who was suffering a gunshot wound to the chest.
The victim was transported to the Medical University of South Carolina where he later passed away.
Deputy Coroner Shane Bowers with the Charleston County Coroner’s office later identified that victim as 29-year-old Ronnie Coakley Jr.
According to Capt. Roger Antonio with CCSO, detectives believe the shooting happened in a vacant lot. Numerous spent shell casings were found at the scene.
The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office.